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Nov 22, 2013 4:30am PST
monique yamamoto to discuss the funding strategies and she'll be focusing on the transportation task force which has laid out the overall transportation strategy for the city. hi monique? >> good morning and members of the board of supervisors committee. the mayor's task force that i think you have heard of preliminary set of recommendations and findings of the mayor's task force. but i'm here this morning to speak to you about how some of those recommendations could apply to the eastern neighborhood hearing. as you know, the task force is concentrating on infrastructure and not operating expenses nor is it looking at parks and other kinds of concerns within this particular hearing. the task force has been examining the needs for capital programming across the city in light of the kinds of conditions our transportation system is in now as well as the new growth, both in terms of residents and jobs in the city. and so the scope of the task force work does not address the operating deficits nor does it solve all of the problems that have been identified. about $10 billion have bee
Nov 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
in the system and monique, the city deputy controller who really has done the lion share of the work on top of a big day job to have this thrust upon her and really taken it on. that has been a great thing for the city. we're lucky enough to have monique here and i'll give you an over view of where the task force is as it finishes up its work and it's a tremendous thing that's happening for san francisco and the mayor has been able to on reconvene that. i want to introduce monique. >> thank you for having me here. it's nice to be here. as mr. reiskin said the task force was created by the mayor and we have members of the task force who represent the operators in the area represent business and labor advocates of transportation of streets head by transit of course and we are trying to come together with consensus to identify the needs for transportation in san francisco and develop an investment plan and come can up with a planning strategy in order to make that a reality at least in part. with that, the task has been coordinating to the transportation authority. we have looked at the cou
Nov 13, 2013 11:30am PST
david chu and san francisco port executive director monique mirror (clapping) and our president and ceo paul guests the tall guy in the back. i'm sorry and sprifrp kim. there should say right there thank you >> so the building our standing in was built in 1938 as a transit shed and it's been used for many things for many defy types of folks. wire super proud to have our ribbon cutting. some of you have had a tour and you'll be able to see all the wonderful things. a little bit about some of the things we did if develop this space is it was very important that we use green building design standards. so in all of our construction of the project and so many of the things the lighting for example, the heating and cooling systems all done with lead compliant standards and then in the near future we'll be using solar on the roof and generating such as 75 percent of our power requirements here. so very green approach to the space. so this is the home of our consumer product groups headed up by this lady and as well as our advanced research groups that's doing bioresearch. so i think without f
Nov 14, 2013 6:30pm PST
in here. >> monique is talking about the future and i will talk about the past. i'm john brewer with mta. the question you are asking is 5 years ago is what our plans and what sources we looked at and how we executed on that plan 5 years ago. i think adam got to some of that to each extent. each area develops and certain amount of impact fees which is what we did with the mta and other transit improvement and the others of the sales tax which supports many projects and you as towards the board enforce those dollars in the eastern neighborhood and planning and design are sources that we use to move those types of projects forward. there is the o bad grants that are released throughout the city. we are recently making improvements in that area and traffic and safety and bicycle improvements. there are funds and federal funds that will apply to this area that we are looking at now. we'll look at other grants such as highway improvement grants as it becomes necessary on data we get throughout the city, there is numerous grants that we are looking to constantly close the gap as you have note
Comedy Central
Nov 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
, monique brinson demery. she's the author of "finding the drag on lady" it's about my prom. let's begin tonight with our special coverage of all of last night's big elections with indition 2013, wait, there was an election in 2013, edition. first up. close to home, new york city elected world's tallest human bill de blasio, as the mayor de blasio campaigned on progressive platform of economic disparity and economic diversity. this takes time. >> . >> jon: holy [bleep] lock your doors. la revolution one has begun. de blasio won in a blowout crushing his opponent joe lhota by 49 percentage points at which point lhota was swol owed up by angry zombies. somebody get the guy an apple bus, the yellow pages to stand on? meanwhile in virginia governor race, terry mccallive struck a below for corrupt government by defeating tea party archetype and noted sodomy opponent ken you're only allowed to stick in in the cuch, cucchinelli in new jersey governor cristie cruised to a re-election win over his opponent random de dem-- democrat, nobody really knows. christie celebrated by weirding everybody ou
Nov 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
to the coach of one of the victims tonight who say this tragedy is beyond senseless. >> monique was the basketball coach here and says she was an outstanding basketball player and student and all of the kids here at the school looked up to her. >> she was a honor student, she was a three-year varsity player. work ethic was strong. she was a mentor to a lot of the younger kids. she aspired to become a lawyer one day. definitely wanting to work with students or young people that were struggling with school and things like that and really just wanted to be an advocate for them and let them know where there's a will, there's a way. >> reporter: monique says she feels like she has lost a member of her own family. >> i feel like a child of mine was taken from me way too soon. and she -- i was just hurt. i was hurt beyond recognition. i was confused. i'm still hurt. i'm still trying to make this a reality. >> reporter: monique says that she made the world a better place when she was here. i'm jeff bush, kron 4 news. >> the rain coming in a big way tomorrow, again today. this afternoon,
Nov 16, 2013 2:00pm PST
plan. 5 years ago we looked at what we had. as monique noted and the work is how do we try to fill that gap. one example also is a proposition b street bond that was passed in 2011 and road repaving to get into that infrastructure. things have been done. acknowledge it's not enough, we know that. the assessment and transportation task force report has gotten to that. so there has been a plan, we have been executing on it. and i'm happy to answer any other questions on more specific sources. >> okay. stick around. we may have more questions for you. thank you, monique. yukon with your presentation. >> i just want to point out the transportation commission really responds to the mayor's task force work is proposing $7.4 billion in a charge grant. >> supervisor campos? >> thank you, i happen to serve on the atc and what process will be followed remains to be seen. it's not clear how quickly or not so quickly this process will go through. i do have some concerns about the transportation task force's recommendation and as it currently stands there is going to be some difficulty in getti
Nov 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
marketplace is -- his possible punishment. >>> gas prices break a two-year record. i'm monique griego. coming up. what you can expect to pay at the pump. >>> i'm alex demetrick. coming up, remembering veterans on their day. that story as eyewitness news continues. >>> our first dose of winter- like weather is heading our way. don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast. as we enjoy this sunset. forecast with bob is coming up. ,,,,,, mnever sleeping.g. ever saving. for him, her, and you. every day. but quality affordable health care seems forever out of reach -- until now. i'm doctor peter beilenson. with local doctors we've founded a new approach to health insurance -- evergreen health. neighborhood care, same day appointments, a team approach with doctors and nurses who get to know you. that's evergreen health. learn more at >>> it is partly cloudy. 54 degrees in central maryland right now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. tonight, an update on the investigation into a massive drug operation. last month, the fbi shut down silk road. a sophi
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Nov 7, 2013 7:30pm PST
. please welcome monique brinson demery. hello! thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> jon: i have to say, finding the dragon lady, has one of the greatest book cover pictures of all time. this is, i'm assuming, her high school graduation photo, i don't-- what is this photo that we are looking at? >> this is a great photo. madam had a women's militia in south vietnam and she was out inspecting the troops making sure their jackets were fitting right and their pants, because actually they were very stylish, the women's militia. so she was out there and sort of showing off her aim. >> jon: her aim for the militia. now how did you-- she goes into exile. and how did you think oh, you know what i should do, i should call her. how did that shall did -- how did that occur to you? >> well, the first thing that occurred to me was i never saw an obituary for her, so she faded from view but she was still alive. so just because she want talking to other people, i thought well, i could try. >> jon: right. and you struck up a correspondence with her. >> i did. and we had phone con
Nov 1, 2013 6:30am PDT
. general information item. >> okay. would like to welcome our deputy controller, monique who has been working over the past many months of this year with many people in san francisco to develop recommendations for a task force that would lead us through the year 2030 and developing capital and other improvements for our transit system. i like to thank you for coming here on fairly short notice and look forward to your presentation. >> good morning, members, monique from the control's office and cochair of the task force. i believe that the presentation that i will be making was loaded on the laptop >> i would like to introduce this topic by saying that the mayor's transportation task force began march of this year. we've been working over a number of months to identify the needs of the transportation system and to try to identify funding sources that will meet some of those needs. the mayor charged the task force with developing a set of priorities identifying revenue sources. the task force has since identified unfunded capital needs so again this is capital and infrastructure rat
Nov 6, 2013 1:30am PST
to equity, i think monique mentioned that from a look, 85 percent of the projects funded here are city wide or neighborhood projects but i wanted to note also that transportation authority commission has directed the transportation authority staff to perform some sort of equity analysis on this overall packet, so we and the controllers office will work with them because i think it is important and our next item is talking about the adopting a tightal 6 program. that's extremely important that we can demonstrate and we're serving our neighborhoods especially that's that's transit dependent. >> let's get that out. >> any work that results from the money that is raised through this process would have to go through a title 6. anything, anything that we do with the money, all of those projects would go through a title 6 review. >> i might leave that to the next item. generally as an agency, we're subject to the requirements of title 6 and generally although this obviously would be local money that we're talking about, generally the way that we expend local money is we match it and when you hav
Nov 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
safety. monique griego is live with more. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. s you said, don, the task force is looking at ways to improve safety. it wants to changes to happen as soon as possible. >> just this week three university students have been robbed while walking in the same towson community. one of them a 24-year-old male was viciously stabbed after being assaulted by two suspects. >> now that it's getting darker earlier it's scary walking home from classes. >> the robberies involved one goucher and two towson university students. the most recent happened thursday morning. the student said two suspects pulled up in a tan nissan vehicle and demanded her purse. while no weapon was involved, both of the previous attacks involved knives. >> that's been the problem, these incidents literally are involving students. >> it led councilman david marsh to form a task force. >> i think it will improve. i think the second thing we cano is improve awareness among students. >> towson university advised students to stop distractions and be aware. the last victim describes two of t
Nov 13, 2013 5:00pm EST
brain injuries. >>> still fresh in their minds. city leaders aren't taking any chances. i'm monique griego. coming up, how they're getting ready for what could be a very bad winter. >>> i'm bob turk. the first warning weather center. a big-time warmup. no snow headed our way. i'll have the exclusive first wa,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> chelsea? >> that's right. we are going to start the morning off, not so much on the mild side. we're looking at temps around 30 degrees. pleny of sunshine, though, on up into the 50s by the afternoon. and by dinnertime, we'll see temps around 43 degrees. partly cloudy skies. let's go inside to bob for a look at the next five days. bob? >> big warmup. 52 tomorrow. sunny, no wind, feels good. 56, friday. 62 to start the weekend. 65 on sunday. and it will be in the mid-60s, by the way, in chicago, with showers. and 68. chance of showers here monday. a low of 56. we're going backwards instead of forward. mary? >> bob, it maybe -- may not be in the forecast now. but a snowstorm is always in the cards when we hit winter. which we're not there yet either. wjz is l
Nov 12, 2013 5:00pm EST
makes his first appearance. how he's responding. >>> dangerous activity behind the wheel. i'm monique griego. coming up, a new study finds, drivers are doing way more than just texting. >>> ahoy. tall ships return to baltimore. how you can get an inside look on board one of these beauties. >>> chilly temperatures hit baltimore. along with absolutely gorgeous sunsets. don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast with bob. ,,,,,, [ female announcer ] give your eyes the care they deserve. buy one pair of eyeglasses or prescription sunglasses and get one free. pearle vision. caring for you and your eyes since 1961. >>> it is mostly cloudy and 38 degrees in central maryland. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> a former maryland school for the deaf employees charged with sexually abusing young girls in his care. tonight, a jury continues its deliberations in this case. wjz is live in ellicott city. derek valcourt explains, the jury appears to be having trouble reaching a unanimous verdict. derek? >> reporter: the jury apparently sent a note to the judge sa
Nov 12, 2013 6:00pm EST
in the near future. >>> dangerous activity behind the wheel. i'm monique griego. more coming up on drivers doing way more than just texting. >>> i'm mary bubala. we are boarding one of the tall ships of the world. as it sets its sights. >>> and grab a coat and some glofs if you're headed -- glove fist you're headed out. it's a cool, blustery evening outside. will we see any flurries as we go on? your complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. ,,,,,,,, what are you doing? we're switching car insurance. why? because these guys are the cheapest. why? good question. because a cut-rate price could mean cut-rate protection. you should listen to this guy. [ female announcer ] get great protection and a great price! plus an agent! drivers who switched saved an average of $498 a year. plus, allstate has new lower rates just for baltimore. switch and start saving today! just another way allstate is changing car insurance for good. [ female announcer ] call a baltimore area allstate agent at 866-650-7900 today. >>> it mostly cloudy. 38 degrees in central maryland right now. the complete fi
Nov 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
brian, sitting in for monique who is at a event in japan, we have a number of item and we will move them through quickly so we can get to the meat of the commission agenda, and you will see that the california association of harbor master and port captains had an awards banquet on october 30th, 3013. and at that awards banquet, the port of san francisco received an award for its efforts to bring the america's cup event to san francisco bay. and in particular, joe rilely was at that event and represented the port and the association of represents public and private marinas throughout the state and they were active in testimony and hearings leading up to the san francisco bay and a number of members at the event were very appreciative of our efforts but also say that the event was one of the key aspects of their career and
Nov 24, 2013 3:30pm PST
anthonies, and monique from the tender loin hunger task force and paula jones for the important work. i also wanted to thank paul ash, the executive director of the food banks for being here as a resource and as well as and also kevin wing from project open hand and from saint anthony and rita the director of glide as well. now, for the translaters, i wanted to again, remind or to say that we have translation in chinese, spanish, tagalog and russian and i would ask if the staff from the services who are doing the translation to come forward and say in spanish, in tagalog and russian that they are available to translate the public comment. >> and also grace yee from the department of public health come forward and if you could make that announcement that you can translate. [ speaking in a foreign language ] >> i am going to call the names in groups of ten, one more, thank you. >> [ speaking in a foreign language ] >> come forward and i am suggesting that we line up on that side of the room. and from the saint anthony and, liz, development center, wiser from, and wita from glide. >> people wil
Nov 26, 2013 12:35am PST
somebody new. >> more open relationships might be a modern way to make it work. monique admitted that she and her husband have something of an open marriage. >> do you and sid have sex outside of the marriage? >> i have not had sex outside of my marriage with sydney. could i have sex outside of my marriage with sydney? yes. could he have sex outside of the marriage? it's not a deal breaker. >> is this something bigger? >> polyomry is not -- >> the rubs and lotions side of things, i mean, everyday life? >> i've got a son. it takes a village to raise a child and it feels good to have that kind of support. >> and here is the child they are raising together. 6-year-old devin. >> i'm also grateful for this loving family that lives here. >> how do you explain this to him? >> he understands the word polyamoury. he doesn't know what sex is yet. >> when he goes to school and he brings dates home, this will probably be a little complicated for him. >> the family tree is is a little tricky for an adult to understand. michael and caramela live with rachel. >> are you accepting rachel because you don'
Nov 14, 2013 11:00am PST
to be the best one. as monique said we can consider but as we see other attractive options as better tools that's where we are focusing our energy. >> thank you for your presentation. next we have tim from mta. he's going to discuss some of the priority transit projects. transportation, okay. >> good morning, supervisors, tim with the san francisco mta. i'm the director for strategic planning. i'm going to walk through some of the transportation projects and programs in the eastern neighborhoods and really building upon the presentation that they had this morning especially from director ram. on the planning side where the eastern neighborhoods and other areas where being planned to accept this growth, we looked very closely to look at what were going to be the impacts with the transportation system. as we are working more on these plans we are getting more detail in terms of what it's going to do to the local and region markets. this is just pointing to some of the existing trouble markets and there is going to be more on the east side as it comes to fruition. there is some in the downtown ca
Nov 19, 2013 12:00pm PST
monique who is the cochair of the mayor's task force as well as being here. next speaker. >> good afternoon commissioners, my name is parsons from district two. i realize it has to pass by the voters in order to go through. my request when that legislation is written, that it's going to be tied to transportation functions. i think it will get passed that way. the other thing i was wondering about free munis whether it could be tied to that program and i don't know what sort of funding is allocated to continue. the pilot program and particularly if vlf has ian impact on other communities would help support them. thank you. >> thank you, next speaker? >> good morning, peter cohen from the housing communications. people wonder why housing is talking about transportation. we have over 25,000 affordable housing units in san francisco that have been built and management by non-property houseers and we know full well that the mg -- majority of those residents are extremely dependent on transportation and the community organizations that serve those folks have very independent work force
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 90 (some duplicates have been removed)